Definitions of stool
  1. noun
    a simple seat without a back or arms
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    a folding stool
    cutty stool
    a low stool; formerly in Scotland, a seat in a church where an offender was publicly rebuked
    footrest, footstool, ottoman, tuffet
    a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
    milking stool
    low three-legged stool with a half round seat; used to sit on while milking a cow
    music stool, piano stool
    a stool for piano players; usually adjustable in height
    step stool
    a stool that has one or two steps that fold under the seat
    taboret, tabouret
    a low stool in the shape of a drum
    type of:
    furniture that is designed for sitting on
  2. noun
    (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
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    stump, tree stump
    the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
  3. noun
    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    synonyms: can, commode, pot, potty, throne, toilet
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    flushless toilet
    a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
    flush toilet, lavatory
    a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
    potty chair, potty seat
    toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
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    plumbing fixture
    a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
  4. noun
    solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
    synonyms: BM, dejection, faecal matter, faeces, fecal matter, feces, ordure
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    dog do, dog turd, doggy do
    fecal droppings from a dog
    droppings, dung, muck
    fecal matter of animals
    thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
    melaena, melena
    abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)
    buffalo chip, chip, cow chip, cow dung
    a piece of dried bovine dung
    fossil excrement; petrified dung
    pigeon droppings
    droppings of pigeons
    cow pie, cowpie
    fecal matter of a cow
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    body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product
    waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
  5. verb
    grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
    synonyms: tiller
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    acquire, develop, get, grow, produce
    come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  6. verb
    have a bowel movement
    synonyms: ca-ca, defecate, make
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    defecate; used of animals
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    egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
    eliminate from the body
  7. verb
    lure with a stool, as of wild fowl
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    entice, lure, tempt
    provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
  8. verb
    react to a decoy, of wildfowl
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    react, respond
    show a response or a reaction to something
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